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Popular Social Media Memory App Timehop Hacked, 21 Million Users Impacted

7 monthes ago   |   By Forbes

The breach is reminiscent of the infamous Yahoo! hack, but Timehop appears to have limited the damage.
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Timehop Hacked - Hackers Stole Personal Data Of All 21 Million Users

7 monthes ago   |   By The Hacker News

And the hacks just keep on coming.
Timehop social media app has been hit by a major data breach on July 4th that compromised the personal data of its more than 21 million users.
Timehop is a simple social media app that collects your old photos and posts from your iPhone, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Foursquare and acts as a digital time machine to help you find-what you were doing on
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Timehop database hack sees 21 million users' data stolen - CNET

7 monthes ago   |   By CNET

The social media time capsule was hacked July 4.
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Social media memories app Timehop got hit by a data breach affecting 21 million users

Social media memories app Timehop got hit by a data breach affecting 21 million users

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Social media nostalgia app Timehop disclosed it was hit by a breach that affected 21 million users.
Phone numbers, names, and email address were lifted in the breach, and it's possible malicious actors accessed people's social accounts too.
Timehop said the breach happened because it hadn't taken strong enough security measures on its cloud account.
Timehop is advising people whose phone numbers were taken to take extra security measures with their mobile providers.
Timehop, an app that resurfaces people's old social media posts, has admitted that it was hit by a data breach that affected...
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Timehop discloses July 4 data breach affecting 21 million

7 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Timehop has disclosed a security breach that has compromised the personal data of 21 million users. Around a fifth of the affected users - or 4.7M - have also had a phone number that was attached to their account breached in the attack.
The startup, whose service plugs into users' social media accounts to resurface posts and photos they may have forgotten about, says it discovered the attack while it was in progress, at 2:04 US Eastern Time on July 4, and was able to shut it down two hours, 19 minutes later - albeit, not before millions of people's data had been breached.
According to its...
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